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Alexander J. Dallas (United States Navy officer)
United States Navy officer

Alexander J. Dallas (United States Navy officer)

Alexander J. Dallas (United States Navy officer)
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Intro United States Navy officer
Was Military officer Soldier Officer
From United States of America
Field Military
Gender male
Birth 15 May 1791, Philadelphia
Death 3 June 1844, Callao (aged 53 years)
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Alexander James Dallas (May 15, 1791 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA – June 3, 1844 in Callao, Peru) was an officer in the United States Navy.
Dallas entered the Navy as a Midshipman in November 1805. He served in the War of 1812, the Second Barbary War, and in the suppression of piracy with the West Indies Squadron. Dallas also established and commanded the Pensacola Navy Yard from 1832 to 1843, and served in the Second Seminole War.


Fort Dallas in Florida and the U.S. Naval destroyer USS Dallas (DD-199) are named after him.

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